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Congress's Policies Steal Our Freedoms While Rewarding Irresponsibility
forbes ^ | 1-29-13 | bill flax

Posted on 02/01/2013 4:54:16 PM PST by TurboZamboni

Families provide the sure foundation undergirding Western Civilization. No laws or economic remedy can arrest social breakdown if the family structure fractures. Yet, progressives have commandeered the political realm to overhaul culture. Marriage withers under easy divorce, subsidized illegitimacy, and the desire among progressives to make it anything and everything. The only liberties the Left touts grant license to repudiate traditional morality. Economics writer Warren Brookes foresaw, “So the continuing, ever-mounting assault on traditional family values may well be more destructive to our economic well-being as a nation than any of our faulty fiscal or monetary policies.” An effete or wayward people won’t yield a plentiful harvest. Morals matter to markets. But the perverse side-effects of Washington’s fiscal policies are too frequently overlooked.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Government
KEYWORDS: congress; debt; entitlements; families

1 posted on 02/01/2013 4:54:28 PM PST by TurboZamboni
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Thanks TurboZamboni.


2 posted on 02/01/2013 6:06:43 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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